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  • Photo by MacroPolis SYRIZA shows keener interest in foreign policy as possible elections near

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    Seeing the government close to buckling under the pressure of having to meet the troika's targets, SYRIZA's Alexis Tsipras chose to inflict his own kind of pain on Wednesday, when he claimed that a leftist government would not be bound by the demands made by Greece's lenders.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Greek coalition left with bailout exit conditions it wanted to avoid

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Eurozone finance ministers have agreed that Greece should be given a precautionary credit line when the European part of its bailout is completed at the end of the year but the new agreement will entail new conditionality, a role for the International Monetary Fund and debt relief talks being put at the back burner – all factors that the coalition wanted to avoid for domestic reasons.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Samaras and Tsipras prepared to go toe to toe all the way to February

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    In true pre-election mode, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and SYRIZA’s Alexis Tsipras attempted to outdo each other on Monday after they each held separate talks with President Karolos Papoulias, the figure who has found himself at the centre of political developments in Greece.

  • SYRIZA's weak foreign, defence policy credentials a vulnerability

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    With all the focus falling on its economic policies, little attention has been paid to where SYRIZA stands on defence and foreign policy. With Greece potentially just a few months away from early elections and a change of government, there are few questions being asked about the leftist party’s ability to handle such sensitive policy areas.

  • Photo by MacroPolis Mixed messages continue to dog SYRIZA

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    The prospect of power often has magical powers in terms of uniting a party but in SYRIZA’s case an ever more solid lead in opinion polls and the possibility that Greece will hold national elections in just a few months’ time is doing little to unite the party behind a single message.

  • DIMAR left in disarray after failed attempt to oust Kouvelis

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Democratic Left (DIMAR), part of the government between June 2012 and June 2013, and one of the coalition’s main hopes for ensuring it does not lose the presidential vote early next year has been left in limbo after a weekend of high political drama at the party’s conference.

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